Academy Plaza

Host your event on the Academy Plaza on the scenic Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Dance the night away while overlooking Logan Circle, the beautiful Swann Fountain, the Barnes Foundation, and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Capacity: Up to 400 reception, up to 300 seated dinner, tenting is available

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